Master of Science in Islamic Finance

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OVERVIEW

The MSc in Islamic Finance offers in-depth education in the key areas of Islamic economics, finance and Shariah from both the theoretical and applied aspects. The course modules will enable students to have a comprehensive understanding of the economic, financial and legal environment in which providers of Islamic financial services operate. The objective of the programme is to produce professionals equipped with expertise in both the conventional finance and Shariah.

INCEIF has received approval from Ministry of Higher Education to launch the MSc in Islamic Finance, in lieu of Masters in Islamic Finance (MIF), beginning September 2013. The MSc in Islamic Finance would be awarded to students enrolling from September 2013 onwards.

Malaysian Qualifications Agency

The Difference Between MIFP & MSc In Islamic Finance

Masters in Islamic Finance Practice (MIFP)
Master of Science in Islamic Finance (MSc)
MIFP is a professional degree MSc in Islamic Finance is an academic degree
The programme has strong theoretical underpinnings; its primary purpose is to offer knowledge for application in professional practice. The programme consists of advanced studies in an academic discipline, rather than specific applications of knowledge to professional practices.
  • It prepares a student for a life of practice in the student?s particular profession.
  • It provides students with the fundamental knowledge as well as competencies on which they can build upon to advance their careers upon graduation.
  • It equips graduates with managerial and decision-making skills.
  • It may serve as preparation for advanced studies at the doctoral level.
  • It focuses on the principles of the field of Islamic finance.
  • It is designed to provide graduates with in-depth exposure to Islamic finance.
  • It equips graduates with analytical methods which can serve as a research tool.
  • It provides an introduction to research and advanced study at the doctoral level.
MSc Application Deadline

Make sure your application is submitted before the Application deadline as displayed. Applications received after this date may not be reviewed for admission.

International Applicants

We encourage you to apply early, so that you have plenty of time to prepare the necessary travel, study and immigration documents.

Programme Brochure

MSc in Islamic Finance is an academic degree.The programme consists of advanced studies in an academic discipline, rather than specific applications of knowledge to professional practices.It is designed to provide graduates with in-depth exposure to Islamic finance. Provides an introduction to research and advanced study at the doctoral level.

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  • Bank Negara Malaysia
  • Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA)
  • International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance
  • Securities Commission Malaysia (SC)
  • Shariah Advisory Council
  • Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals
  • Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC)
  • Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia